Birdwood Guest House

976 Arcadia Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa | Hotel
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God Works in Mysterious Ways

A travel blog entry by chanellewilson


Week 16

Ok, now that the semester is over, I can concentrate on diligently blogging again!

(For those wondering, I took an online class while being here.)

So, last week, Kerry and I were surprised by an invite from the Minister Counselor for Public Affairs (MCPA) at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria, to attend a talk at the …

Birdwood; Like my Name, add the 'Wood'

A travel blog entry by marielbird


My arrival at the Birdwood Guesthouse was fairly uneventful. Aside from feeling nauseous, having a pounding headache and generally wanting to run screaming and in hysterics to the edge of the continent where I would then swim back to D.C and hitchhike to S.F., (I had my route planned), I was in an all around fantastic mood.

I checked in …

Sooooo...Getting Started..

A travel blog entry by chanellewilson


Arriving in Pretoria was a load off. I was so ready for food, sleep, and some relaxation before Orientation began the following day. I was really excited to see the rest of the ETA's who weren't on the flight. We had all met last year at our pre-departure Orientation in DC and had really hit it off. They really are a great bunch of people! After …


A travel blog entry by michaeldc

... make such a difference. It is nice to see that people here are celebrating his life and achievements and sharing their memories of him and the influence he has had on all of their lives. Over the last few days I have come to appreciate how much Madiba has meant to the people in this country - the love and respect shown to him is hard to describe in words. It is truly amazing to have been here during this time. ...

First week with Cora and Mieka

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik


Our first five days in South Africa were spent with Cora, Erik's sister, and her daughter, Mieka. Simon, Erik’s brother-in-law was on a business trip in the Middle East and would only come home on Thursday. What a lovely time we’ve had! Everyone’s agenda was simple: relax, eat, drink, chat, enjoy the garden and the sun. Cora’s house is a genuine haven and it was so nice to be back here to enjoy their company in a home ...


This hotel, located on 976 Arcadia Street, Pretoria, is near The Blue Train, President Paul Kruger House, Sammy Marks House, and Melrose House.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBirdwood Guest House Pretoria

Reviewed by chanellewilson


Reviewed Jan 24, 2011
by (3 reviews) Marlton , United States Flag of United States

This was a great place! Customer service was superb and the grounds were lovely, as was the food. But, it was a bit pricey to me for a week-long stay.

This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

TripAdvisor Reviews Birdwood Guest House Pretoria

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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